Sobralia labiata Warsz. & Rchb.f. 1852 SECTION Abbreviatae

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Common Name The Large Lip Sobralia

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in dense primary forests near rivers at elevations of 250 to 500 meters as a large sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on an erect, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017